About Us

Family promise of Lawton is a community-wide, non-profit corporation dedicated to assisting newly homeless families find the stability they need to acquire their own housing, jobs, or financial independence. During the time a family is enrolled in Family Promise, approximately twelve area churches provide the temporary housing, meals, and related support for up to four families on a weekly basis. Family promise of Lawton is an affiliate of the National Family Promise program headquartered in Summit, New Jersey. Large numbers of volunteers located within the twelve churches form the heart of Family Promise of Lawton, Inc.

Board of Trustees for 2018

Mark Scott, President
Brandion Johnson, Vice President
Vicki Spurgeon, Treasurer
Kate McClure, Secretary
Esther Jones, Member
Wuanita Carroll, Member
Thomas Lewis, Member
Paul Martin, Member
Trent Logan, Member
Kim Hall, Member
Anderal Ward, Member
Dennis Clippinger, Member
Network Director: Jason Hall
Case Manager: Nina Tucker
 Executive Assistant: Patricia Reed
NICOA site assistant: Connie Lagrone
Van Driver: Jerry Wade
Maintenance: Floyd Ballard

Board of Trustees' 2017 Board Meeting Dates
Meetings are held at the Corporation's Day Center, 901 17th Street, Lawton, Oklahoma
(Notice required by the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act)

The Board of Trustees of Family Promise approved the following meeting dates for calendar year 2018:

Monday, January 22, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, February 26, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, March 26, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, April 23, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, May 29, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, June 25, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, July 23, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, August 26, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, October 22, 2018, 5:30 pm
Monday, November 26, 2018, 5:30 pm
Annual Meeting of the Corporation, 
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 pm 
at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 
2105 NW 38th Street, Lawton, Oklahoma

Hosting Churches in the Family Promise Network


Aldersgate United Methodist
Blessed Sacrament Catholic
St Paul's United Methodist
Bethlehem Baptist
Spread the Word Ministries
Friendship Penacostal
Holy Cross Lutheran
First Presbyterian
First Christian Church
Centenary United Methodist Church

Training volunteers as mentors to homeless families

Organizing congregations to provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to homeless families.

Promoting and supporting the growth of new communities of congregations

Searching for adequate housing and support services for low-income families